Social Responsibility & Compliance

Charles River Apparel is committed to improving workers lives and working conditions by being a member of Fair Labor Association and requiring all factories to comply with FLA standards. In addition to the Fair Labor Association Charles River is requiring all factories to apply for at least one of the two social compliance organizations by December 2016:

1)WRAP: Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production – A global leader in social compliance and a trusted independent supply chain partner for dozens of companies around the world.

2)BSCI: Business Social Compliance Initiative – A leading business-driven initiative supporting retailers, importers and brands to improve working conditions in supplying factories worldwide.

At Charles River Apparel, our commitment to Quality and Safety of our products is a priority. Charles River Apparel complies with all applicable rules, bans and regulations under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) and any other act, ban or regulations enforced by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commissions (CPSC).

A Note to Distributors Regarding Returned Charles River Apparel Clothing Items: 

Our Charles River Cares program utilizes returned, damaged, and distressed apparel to help those in need across the country and around the world. Any decorated items that are returned may be used in conjunction with this program. If you do not wish your goods to be used in this program, please email mkt@charlesriverapparel.com and indicate your company name and return authorization number. Please clearly indicate that you “do not wish to have your good donated”. You will receive a confirmation addressing your request and confirming that good will not be donated or re-used in any manner.